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Postdoctoral Scholar in Applied Health Data Science
University of California, Davis

Date Posted Nov. 19, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Scholar in Applied Health Data Science
University University of California, Davis
Davis, CA, United States
Department DataLab: Data Science and Informatics
Application Deadline Open until filled.
Position Start Date January 2022
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Post-Doc
  • Informatics - All Categories
    Health Sciences - General

The UC Davis DataLab: Data Science and Informatics is seeking a postdoctoral scholar with an emphasis in applying advanced Data Science/computational methods to health research. The postdoc will provide Data Science expertise to advance collaborative health domain research, as well as engage in independent research, training and mentorship.

Applicants must hold a PhD in a field related to Data Science (i.e. either in Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Information Science, etc.), OR in an applied domain with a research background that contains a significant emphasis on quantitative approaches and skillsets including data analysis and high-level programming. Candidates with experience and interest in Signal Processing techniques, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and/or image recognition will be given priority as will candidates with a keen interest and experience in multi-disciplinary collaborations.

UC Davis DataLab promotes and supports research and education in data-driven discovery across all colleges, schools and disciplines at UC Davis, with activities spanning the entire data pipeline from data acquisition, management, cleaning, transformation, visualization, modeling, dissemination/publication, high-performance computing, etc., to data governance, security, privacy and ethics.

This position is for one year, with the possibility of extension. Earliest start date is January 2022.

Position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2021.

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  • In conformance with applicable law and university policy, the University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The university undertakes affirmative action for underrepresented minorities and women, for persons with disabilities and for Vietnam-era veterans and disabled veterans. Affirmative actions include training programs, outreach efforts, and other positive steps to ensure equal employment opportunity.

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    DataLab: Data Science and Informatics
    University of California, Davis


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